The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 65 59 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing Billing 72 78 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.50% 2.80% 1.14%
As % of the General category 5.76% 6.20% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 9
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£425 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £231 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.03% +63.63%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1251 1259 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.51% 45.27% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 593 378
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 41
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £28.83 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 8 £488 -2.50% 1
Maidenhead +12 6 £550 - 2
Bracknell +1 6 £408 +7.94%
Slough -2 6 £381 - 1
Windsor -4 3 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 111 (70.25%) Telecoms
2 52 (32.91%) CRM
3 44 (27.85%) Project Management
4 37 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (17.09%) 3G
5 27 (17.09%) Broadband
5 27 (17.09%) ITIL
6 22 (13.92%) Finance
6 22 (13.92%) Degree
7 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (12.66%) Internet
8 20 (12.66%) MVNO
9 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.13%) Oracle
10 16 (10.13%) Migration
11 15 (9.49%) HP
12 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
13 13 (8.23%) eTOM
13 13 (8.23%) Marketing
13 13 (8.23%) Validation
14 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.59%) 4G
15 11 (6.96%) SAP
16 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
16 10 (6.33%) Change Management
17 9 (5.70%) Legal
17 9 (5.70%) Retail
17 9 (5.70%) Use Case
17 9 (5.70%) Release Management
18 8 (5.06%) ERP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.53%) Lync
3 2 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.16%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) Oracle BRM
2 5 (3.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.90%) Exstream
4 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.27%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.63%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.63%) assyst
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) Broadband
1 27 (17.09%) 3G
2 20 (12.66%) Internet
2 20 (12.66%) MVNO
3 12 (7.59%) 4G
4 8 (5.06%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (4.43%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (4.43%) SS7
6 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.16%) GSM
7 5 (3.16%) LTE
8 4 (2.53%) 2G
9 3 (1.90%) Firewall
9 3 (1.90%) VoIP
9 3 (1.90%) DNS
9 3 (1.90%) SNMP
9 3 (1.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.27%) FWSM
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
General
1 111 (70.25%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.92%) Finance
3 13 (8.23%) Marketing
4 9 (5.70%) Legal
4 9 (5.70%) Retail
5 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) German Language
6 2 (1.27%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (26.58%) Architect
2 26 (16.46%) Analyst
3 25 (15.82%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (13.92%) Designer
5 17 (10.76%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.96%) Billing Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Consultant
7 10 (6.33%) Solutions Designer
8 9 (5.70%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.16%) OSS Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.16%) Business Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Tester
12 4 (2.53%) Programme Manager
12 4 (2.53%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Change Manager
12 4 (2.53%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) SOAP
1 1 (0.63%) Web Services
1 1 (0.63%) XML
1 1 (0.63%) EDI
1 1 (0.63%) EDIFACT
1 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.43%) PMI
4 4 (2.53%) CMDB
4 4 (2.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.27%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) IPTV
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) VMS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.91%) CRM
2 44 (27.85%) Project Management
3 27 (17.09%) ITIL
4 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.13%) Migration
7 13 (8.23%) eTOM
7 13 (8.23%) Validation
8 12 (7.59%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.33%) Change Management
10 9 (5.70%) Use Case
10 9 (5.70%) Release Management
11 8 (5.06%) ERP
12 7 (4.43%) Performance Management
12 7 (4.43%) Logistics
13 6 (3.80%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.80%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.80%) Service Management
13 6 (3.80%) SOA
13 6 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.43%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.53%) VBA
4 1 (0.63%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (13.92%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.16%) VCP4
4 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.90%) OpenView
3 3 (1.90%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.63%) Netcool
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Oracle
2 15 (9.49%) HP
3 11 (6.96%) SAP
4 7 (4.43%) Siebel
4 7 (4.43%) Cisco
4 7 (4.43%) Remedy
5 5 (3.16%) BMC
6 4 (2.53%) IBM
6 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.90%) Huawei
7 3 (1.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.27%) F5
8 2 (1.27%) Verint
8 2 (1.27%) webMethods
8 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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